Calendar of Events

April 2018

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  1. Sat, Apr 21

    Nature Play: Fort Building Wanna play outside? Wanna build a fort? Bring your creativity and build a fort out of bamboo, sheets and rope. This simple and fun activity will get you and your family active outside having fun! This event is for families. All minors must be accompanied by a participating adult. Free, but registration required. Space is limited.
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  2. Sat, Apr 21

    Creek Week: Family Hike & Creek Exploration Bring the whole family! Join Burlington Recreation & Parks and Reptile and Amphibian Biologist Eric O’Neill on this 0.75 mile Basin Creek Trail hike. We will spend some time learning about and looking for amphibians in the creek, so wear comfortable walking or waterproof shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle. All ages welcome. Ages 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult. The hike starts promptly at 2:30. Plan to arrive about 10 minutes prior to start time. Meet in the parking are...
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  3. Thu, Apr 26

    Get Hiking! at Cedarock Park Grab a friend and get out for a hike in the woods! We will hike the 2.5 mile Rock Creek Loop. Expect natural surface trail (roots, rocks, etc.) over rolling terrain with a few steep hills. Wear comfortable walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle. Trekking poles recommended. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs welcome! The hike starts promptly at 5:45. Plan to arrive about 10 minutes prior to start time. Drive in the park past the historic farm and disc go...
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  1. Tue, May 8

    Get Hiking! at Great Bend Park Grab a friend and get out for a hike in the woods! We will hake about 2.5 miles on the Haw River Trail, the Island Trail and the Highlands Trail. We will get some great views of the river and the dam at Glencoe. Expect natural surface trail over rolling, natural surface (roots, rocks, etc.) terrain with a few steep hills. Wear comfortable walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle. Trekking poles recommended. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs welcome! Th...
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  2. Thu, May 24

    Get Hiking! at Shallow Ford Natural Area Grab a friend and get out for a hike in the woods! This hike is 3 miles on natural surface trail over rolling terrain with a few steep hills. Wear comfortable walking shoes or boots. Bring a water bottle and bug repellent. Trekking poles recommended. All ages welcome. Minors must be accompanied by an adult. Dogs welcome! The hike starts promptly at 6:00 pm. Plan to arrive about 10 minutes prior to start time. Meet in the parking area at the trail head signs.
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